Volunteer in the local community garden, attend a show in the Black Box Theater, join the powerlifting team, or write stories for the The Catalyst student newspaper. There’s always something to do on campus and, if that something doesn’t exist, we’ll help you get it started.
Student Clubs and Organizations
Choose from more than 60 student clubs and organizations including: Acapelligo for acapella music lovers, Anarchy Deathsticks for knitting fans, Bull Sharks Dive Club for scuba divers, Quiz Bowl Team for trivia lovers, New Crew SRQ for rowers, and Queery for LGBTIA+ students.
Stroll out on our new dock where you can check out kayaks, paddleboards, and sailboats to explore beautiful Sarasota Bay, or swim at our private beach.
Town + Leisure ranks Sarasota among the Top 10 Best Beach Towns to Live In
Sarasota’s ranking among the Top 25 Best Places to Live in the U.S., according to U.S. News & World Report
Average temperature in Sarasota in January
Miles of beaches in Sarasota County.
Enjoy concerts, performances and art exhibitions on the New College campus.
New College students are known for being scholars, but there are plenty of scholar-athletes here, too, and a wide range of competitive teams with impressive coaches.
Student Activities & Campus Engagement holds student events and activities, aides with student clubs and organizations, and facilitates community engagement and volunteerism.